Displaying items by tag: arts and humanities

The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures and Alliance Française of Birmingham will present a lecture in English by Fredéric Gros, professor of political philosophy at theUniversité de Paris-Est Créteil and at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po Paris), at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26.
Student works including graphic design, drawing, painting, printmaking and photography will be featured in a new Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is the undergraduate professional degree for studio art in the Department of Art and Art History. These exhibitions are the pinnacle of achievement for those students accepted into the BFA program at UAB.
Pamela Sterne King, an assistant professor of history at UAB and former historic preservation officer for the city of Birmingham, wants students to learn about the city’s "often-forgotten fun personality."
This week, while the Birmingham Seven perform Ra’s music for “Sun Ra: Musician, Philosopher, and Poet,” the audience will see a set created by University of Alabama at Birmingham students, faculty and staff.
Join the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center and some of Birmingham’s most innovative artists for the second annual Light Dreams festival, a free celebration of art, music, dance and light.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Computer Music Ensemble, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Scott L. Phillips, Ph.D., will perform live in concert in “Odyssey at the Odess” on Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12.
April is a busy month for the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Music’s UAB Percussion, with a festival for area high school percussion ensembles and three free concerts.
"Exposure to information and exposure to people" — Michelle Craig says this is what she gained from UAB’s African American Studies Program, experiences that lead to a successful career.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Theatre will present the musical “Urinetown” April 9-13, with shows at 7:30 p.m. nightly April 9-12 and a matinee at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the Sirote Theatre at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. David J. Wasserstein, Eugene Greener Jr. Professor of Jewish History at Vanderbilt University, titled “How Islam Saved the Jews.” The event is cosponsored by the Department of History and the Birmingham Islamic Society.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Gospel Choir will present its annual Spring Concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 14, at UAB's Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
This class, taught by Dr. Glenn Feldman, will cover various economic ideas from the ancient Greeks and Romans; through the early church fathers and medieval thought; through Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and the classical economists; upward to Keynes; and finally to Hayek, Milton Friedman, and recent supply-side and neoliberal fashions.
Please join us for a talk by Ralph Kingston, Associate Professor and History Department Graduate Program Officer of Auburn University's History Department.
Fabric and installation artist Amanda Browder will enlist the help of the community for two giant fabric installations at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, to celebrate the university’s new cultural corridor.
The Marcus Roberts Trio will kick off The Essentials: Ragtime and Early New Orleans Jazz, a new performance series created by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
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